Uploaded: September 11, 2012 17:45:02


Exif: F Number: 1.4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000


Chris Ebben September 11, 2012

How beautiful=^..^= #1485888

Shasta N. Parry September 11, 2012

Thank you! I am brand new to photography, been shooting in manual for all of 8 weeks. I have gorgeous kids, so it's easy to get some pretty fun shots :o) #10318976

Chris Ebben September 11, 2012

And it seems you have to do it while they are young & willing!! Welcome to photography=^..^= #10319114

Joannie Bertucci level-classic September 12, 2012

Shasta, I can't believe you are a beginner...this is absolutely fabulous! Your child has grabbed the spotlight with such fun and delight! #10320557

Shasta N. Parry September 13, 2012

It was one of those perfect moments when the stars aligned and for the most part my fumbling fingers pulled it off perfectly. It's a great shot and captures her personality so well. Thank you for your kind comments. For every good shot I get, it seems I have 900 that aren't so much. Practice, right? #10321234

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 29, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist, Shasta. Good luck in the next round. #10390189

Shasta N. Parry October 29, 2012

Thank you so much! Its so exciting! #10390332

Merna L. Nobile November 02, 2012

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna

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